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# Questions tagged [no-computers]

A puzzle designed to be solved without using calculators, online decoders or computer programming.

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### Inspired When West Winds Waft over me during my Long Walks

When West Winds Waft over me during my long Walks, become inspired Puzzle Maker. Where is this place? I don’t have a profile yet, so it won’t help you much. For those mathematically minded, they may ...
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### Who are the Missing Members of this Noble Family?

Could you please find the Missing Nobles? $118$, $?$, $54$, $?$, $18$, $10$, $?$
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### You have (3^2 + 2^3 + 2^2) Guesses Left. Figure out the Last one

Getting bored of all the sequences (including mine)? Here is a little different one for you. What is the last one in the following: C, H, O, P, S, ? Tell me why?
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### What is the Longest Meaningful Sentence U can make Using single letters only? [closed]

Some Examples: I C U. S I M A B.
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### From the given Square - Factorial Relationship, deduce the unknowns

$Given$: A, B, C, D are distinct digits and can vary from 1 to 9. DB is a concatenated number. From the following relationship, solve for A,B,C,D. Give your deductive reasoning. Please read all ...
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### Find the Factorial From the Given Prime Relationship

$Given$: $P$, $Q$, $R$ are three distinct Prime Numbers $P!$ = $Q$ x $R^Q$ x $P$ Find P, Q, R.
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### Deduce the Component Digits from these three Sets of Symmetric Power Relations

Use calculator to the minimum. Under Logical Deduction, these Daunting Relations will quickly melt away to reveal the constituent digits. All three sets show beautiful symmetric Relations with first ...
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### Devil goes Pan Digital..Sometimes Lucky..Sometimes not..Figure him out

$Given$: D, E, V, I, L, G, N, O, T are distinct digits (1 to 9). $D+E$ brings good luck $I+L$ is unlucky $N+O-T$ is unlucky too. $DDDD$ = $(D+E)^V$ + $(I+L)^G$ + $(N+O)^T$ Fully Figure out ...
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### 3 as a Sum of 3 Pan Digital Expressions [closed]

$Given$: $3$ = { A } + { B } + { C } Where A, B, C represent 3 unique Pan Digital Expressions. Each contains all the digits 1 to 9 occurs only once. Expressions contain only plus, division ...
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### Express 2222 as a sum of 3 powers in 2 Different Pan Digital Expressions

Solve for the digits in this Unique set of Palindrome- Pan Digital Expressions: $2222$ = $(A/B)^C$ + $(D/E)^F$ + $(G/H)^I$ $2222$ = $(A/B)^I$ + $(D/E)^F$ + $(G/H)^C$ Where, A,B,C,D,E,F,G,H,I ...
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### Rep Digit Palindrome expressed as a Unique set of Pan Digital Relations

Allowed Operations: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Exponentiation. Right and Left Bracket use permitted. Express $2222$ In $2$ Different ways using all the digits 1 to 9 only ...
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### Express the Squares of first 20 Numbers with only numbers found in their Sum of Digits

Allowed Operations ...Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Exponentiation, Simple Factorial. Left and Right Brackets allowed. Expression should involve minimum number of total characters: ...
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### Simple Rule Generates this Sequence from Well Known Number Series

First 6 terms generated on applying the simple rule are displayed here. 5, 8, 18, 102, 322, 1830, ?, ?, ? Hint 1: Hint 2: Hint 3:
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### E's-y T's: Word square fill in

This is a follow-up to E's-y Word-Square Fill-in, but you don't need to know anything about that puzzle to solve this one. For each word square below, the Es and Ts have been filled in for you. ...
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### Numberless Sudoku with Just a Letter and Symbol Combination

A Standard 9x9 Sudoku uses the digits 1 to 9. You are only allowed to use a single letter(say T) and a symbol of your choice to represent the digits 1 to 9. Rules should be well defined and the ...
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### Standard Sudoku Specialized with just 2 Primes

A standard 9x9 Sudoku uses the digits 1 to 9. You are only allowed two distinct primes to represent 1 to 9. Find out the minimum number of characters (digits + signs) needed to construct a Sudoku ...
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### Happy New Year?

Extend this infinite series by five more terms: 17, 3, 5, 7, 11, 17, 2, 3, 5, 11, 13, 17, 2, 5, 7, 11, 13, 2
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### Crossword gone overboard

This puzzle is part 24 of Gladys' journey across the globe. Each part can be solved independently. Nevertheless, if you are new to the series, feel free to start at the beginning: Introducing Gladys. ...
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### UVC wants to give you a Helping Hand in Solving these Unique Set of Pan digital Fractional-Decimal Relations

Use pure logic and deductive reasoning only. Document detailed steps in arriving at final solution. You can use calculator minimally. $Given$: Utilizing These two unique set of Pan digital ...
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### Devil in Different Disguises but in Prime Shape…Can you Figure out his Diverse Expressions?

$Given$ $Devil$ goes by $666$ Express him as 1). Sum of all Primes in 3 Different ways using all the digits 0 to 9. Use only + sign. 2). Sum of all Squares of Primes. Use only + and ^ signs. 3)...
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### Find the three digit Prime number P from the given unusual relationships

$Given:$ P is a 3 digit prime number Q,R,S,T are distinct digits( 0 to 9 ) QRS is a concatenated number $Relationships:$ $P$ = $QRS + T$ = Reverse of $( QRS * T)$ Find P using just ...
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### A Multitude Of Mates In 5-An Original Chess Puzzle

Here’s a toughie for you-and no computers allowed! I have created this unique chess puzzle which white mates black in many different ways, all in 5 moves, no matter what black does. Options do exist ...
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### Famous Number Displays Dual Cubic Relationships..Figure it out

$Given$: A, B, C, D are all distinct digits. ABCD is a concatenated number $ABCD$ = $A^3$ + $(A+C+D)^3$ = $D^3+ (A + D)^3$ Figure out this Number and why is it Famous? Also provide ...
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### The Most Powerful Number

A power-full number is defined as a number with $n$ amount of non-zero digits $D_x$. The number takes the form $D_n$&$...$&$D_2$&$D_1$. The digits in a power-full number satisfies the rule ...
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### Hexagon vs Harry Houdini…Round 1…How did Harry do? Let us Find out

$Given:$ Harry Houdini is Mental Math Magician and top Math Wizard at Hexon..one of the top cryptographic companies in the world. They have deployed Passwordless super smart secret system to ...
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### Lady Luck Powers Up Every Member to Sum Upto Non-Prime Number. Who am I?

$Given:$ UV, WX, UVCUVWX, are concatenated Numbers. U, V, C, W, X are distinct digits ( zero to nine ). $Relationship:$ $UVCUVWX$ = $U^7 + V^7 + C^7 + U^7 + V^7 + W^7 + X^7$ $Clues:$ 1) UV ...
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### These Two Cubes are The Only Ones That Are All Pure Prime..name them

Given: CU and BBUE are concatenated Cubes with all prime digits B, C, U, E. Which are these two Unique Cubes?
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### Uh oh, now the boards are missing!

I found another trunk in the attic, with more of those vintage propeller games. This time, I've got propellers, but no boards. Is it possible to figure out the whole board from just the propeller? ...
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Given Hexagon is super secret system with varying levels of access. Users do not have to remember any password. They just have to answer the questions posed by Hexagon strictly in the allotted time. ...
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### Palindromic Pan digital Special Square wants you to reveal its Root

All you need is just Mathematical Logic and few minutes. No calculators... no computers. Concise Logic based answers are the preferred choice. Given: Palindromic Pan digital Perfect Square ...
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### Find this Unique UVC Palindrome ( ignoring signs and decimal) from Given Fractional Relationship

Given: U, V, C are three distinct digits ( 0 to 9 ). UVVVV and CVVVV.U are concatenated numbers. Dot “.” Stands for decimal. Relation: $UVVVV/C= CVVVV.U$ Find U, V , C
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### Number of Days in a Year with Consecutive Perfect Squares

Given: Number of Days in a normal Year To Do: Express it in two different ways utilizing Squares of consecutive positive numbers.
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### Find the values of U, V, C based on the given relationship…useful for upcoming puzzles

Given: U, V, C are 3 distinct digits..values can vary from 1 to 9. CU is a concatenated number Solve for U,V, C from the following relationship: $U^V$ X $V^U$ = $CU$ This will give some basis ...
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### After seeing my 16xxxx16 sequence puzzle, my Younger sibling wants to get into the act and give a little puzzle of his own

In our Reptand prime family, as you know, everybody has our own signature Cycle length. My younger sibling unit has shorter cyclic period and he wanted to create little puzzle for you. He truncated ...
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### Five Powers of Fives Produce Unique Pandigital Number…Solve for X..Tell me Y

Given: Y is a Pan-digital Number (no zero, 1 to 9 only) ending in 3. Pan digital number consists of all 9 digits 1 to 9..each digit occurring only once as is the case here. Last digit is given as 3 ...
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### Composite Cat Cannot divide its immediate lower neighbors factorial without leaving a remainder

Find this unique composite cat given the information in this title.